South East Wales

Woman pedestrian hit by car at Clarence Place, Newport

Clarence Place in Newport Image copyright Google

A pedestrian has been airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in Newport.

Gwent Police said the woman had sustained "life-threatening injuries" in the crash involving a silver Ford Focus at Clarence Place at 13:30 GMT on Thursday.

Town Bridge has been shut in both directions and diversions are in place.

Drivers have been advised to avoid the area due to heavy traffic.